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Re: Why does doc packages need to contain gzipped files?

On Sat, Jun 24, 2006 at 11:45:00AM +0200, Preben Randhol wrote:
> Hi
> I have to my annoyance noticed that several of the doc packages
> (especially development packages) contains files that are gzipped. That
> is either example source files or pdfs etc...
> My point is that if I choose to install a doc packages I intend to use
> it frequently and would therefore like that it is user friendly rather
> than that one has squeezed some few kilobytes out by gzipping files. If
> I don't need the package anymore I can uninstall it to save the space. 
> When it comes to Changelog or other files that are included in all
> packages (not only doc packages) it is fine that they are gzipped. I'm
> only talking about the pure doc packages.

i completely agree with you. i find very annoying to have to gunzip
stuff from docs. disk space i cheap.


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